Full Name:
Mario Kasun
Position:
Center
College:
N/A
Team:
Opel Skyliners (Germany)
Height:
7-1 (2.13 m)
Weight:
260 (118 kg)
Birthdate:
April 5, 1980
Birthplace:
Croatia

Statistics

NBA DRAFT 2002
Selected in the second round (41st overall) by the Los Angeles Clippers; rights traded to the Orlando Magic.

HIGHLIGHTS
Played at 2002 NBA Pre-Draft Camp in Chicago.
Was one of the tallest players in the camp, and showed some center position skills.
Physically impressive player who runs the court well.
In 50 minutes over three games in Chicago, totaled 20 points, 14 rebounds and six blocked shots.
Made nine of 17 shots (52.9%).

Has barely played organized basketball the past two seasons.
Originally planned to attend Gonzaga for 2000-01 season, but was ruled ineligible by NCAA.
Returned to Europe and rejoined his Zagreb team in Croatia, but did not play in any official games.
This past season, played briefly in one game for Cologne in Germany before being released.

Has signed to play the 2002-03 season with the Opel Skyliners of Frankfurt, Germany.

Played two seasons in Croatia for Zagreb.
In 1998-99, played only 8.5 minutes per game in 11 games and averaged 3.5 points and 1.7 rebounds per game.
In the 1999-2000 season as a 19-year-old, saw playing time increase to about 14 minutes per game and increased his production to 5.5 points and 2.9 rebounds per game.

Played for the Croatian Junior National Team in 1998-99 and for the Croatian Under-21 National Team in 2000.

STATISTICS - KK Zagreb (Croatia)
SEASON G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
1998-99 11   14 19 .737 10 16 .625 19 3 5   38 3.5
1999-00 19   43 84 .512 18 31 .581 55 4 11   104 5.5
TOTALS 30   57 103 .553 28 47 .596 74 7 16   142 4.7
Three-point field goals: 1998-99, 0-for-0 (.000); 1999-00, 0-for-1 (.000). Totals: 0-for-1 (.000).

STATISTICS - Cologne (Germany)
SEASON G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2001-02 1   0   .000 0   .000         0 0.0